18 February 1997: The Ambivalent Legacy of Murray Bookchin
"Lifestyle anarchists" Ann-Marie Hendrickson, Bill Weinberg and Sharon Gregory defend the honor of anarcho-mystic Hakim Bey against the Eurocentric attacks of Murray Bookchin, grand old daddy of the Social Ecology movement. Music: La Banda Mexicano's "Baile de Caballito" Link: Bookchin disses Hakim Bey
8 January 2008: William Blake's Revolutionary Vision
Lew Finzel and Rachel Aronowitz of the William Blake Memorial Butterfly Sanctuary, the One True Church of the Great Green Frog, and the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, visiting from Oakland, Calif. With Blakean interpretations from Van Morrison, Billy Bragg, Bruce Dickinson.
4 December 2001: Farewell, Ken Kesey
Bill Weinberg discusses the legacy of the all-American acid guru. With rare sound footage from the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, San Francisco 1966. Link: Farewell, Ken Kesey
20 May 2003: Farewell, June Carter Cash
Ann Marie Hendrickson with a tribute to the late legendary songster. Also: Bronx Iranian songster Haale, and lots of annoying pitching for the fund-raising marathon.
23 July 2002: Farewell, Alan Lomax
A tribute to the late legend of folk music, with original field recordings from Appalachia, the Deep South and Caribbean. Link: Alan Lomax
3 March 2009: Farewell, Fallen Divas
Bill Weinberg pays homage to Odetta, Miriam Makeba, Yma Sumac and Eartha Kitt
24 March 2009: Farewell, Citizen Kafka
Bill Weinberg bids farewell to WBAI legend Richard Shulberg AKA Citizen Kafka with musical samples from the Wretched Refuse String Band and the Secret Museum of Mankind.
19 August 1997: Farewell, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Peter Lamborn Wilson bids adieu to the Qawwali vocal master of Pakistan. Also: the Naga liberation movement in northeast India.
13 July 2010: Farewell, Tuli Kupferberg
Bill Weinberg in an homage to departed counterculture legend Tuli Kupferberg. Music: The Fugs, of course.
19 February 2002: Farewell, Dave Van Ronk
Bill Weinberg and Ann-Marie Hendrickson discuss the late folk music legend, and play songs from his early years (1957-64). Link: Dave Van Ronk Unauthorized
12 December 2006: Farewell, Ustaad Bismillah Khan
Bill Weinberg on the music and legacy of the late, great master of the shennai, or Hindustani oboe, Bismillah Khan. With excerpts from his final interview.
24 July 2007: Farewell, Ali Farka Toure
Bill Weinberg teases the listeners with samples from the late, great African bluesman to get them to shell out their money for WBAI. Link: Farewell, Ali Farka Toure
7 August 2007: Farewell, Ali Farka Toure II
Bill Weinberg, away in Japan, leaves his audience with samples from the late African bluesman's rare early albums, as well as his final recordings, a collaboration with kora master Toumani Diabate.
26 December 2006: Farewell, Cheikha Remitti
Bill Weinberg pays homage to Algeria's late Grandmother of Rai. More music: Baba Israel & Yako, Roots & Wisdom, Shawn Rhodes.
5 August 1997: Farewell, William S. Burroughs
Ann-Marie Hendrickson bids adieu to the Beat legend with commentary and rare recordings. Link: The Interzone
13 April 1999: Farewell, Armando Perez
Bill Weinberg plays his final interview with Aramando Perez, in which the slain Lower East Side activist discusses the struggle to save the Charas community center he helped found. Link: Armando Perez
16 March 2004: Farewell, Pedro Pietri and Sidney Solomon
Bill Weinberg on the legacy of two fallen culture heroes of New York's radical scene--the Nuyorican poet and the Jewish anarchist. With 1979 recordings of Pietri's poetry and Aymara folk music from Bolivia. Links: Pedro Pietri & Sidney Solomon
24 June 2002: Farewell, Dee Dee Ramone
Ann-Marie Hendrickson on the tortured genius of the punk rock legend. Link: Dee Dee Ramone, RIP
This is the second collection of Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade radio shows. The first can be found here: https://archive.org/details/GemsMoorishOrthodoxRadioCrusade
The shows were digitized by J. Christian Greer:
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With the technical support of Loroto Productions: